Meaning of ice-covered in English:



  • Having a layer of ice on the surface.

    ‘an ice-covered lake’
    • ‘ice-covered rocks’
    • ‘A trapper in Michigan's Upper Peninsula lifts a snared beaver from a hole in an ice-covered river.’
    • ‘Noguchi took photographs of members of a Beijing swimming club paddling through an ice-covered lake in winter.’
    • ‘The distant, ice-covered world is no longer a true planet, according to a new definition of the term voted on by scientists today.’
    • ‘In fact, ice-covered continents are not at all common in Earth's history, even at the poles.’
    • ‘The seasonally ice-covered regions of the Southern Ocean have distinctive ecological systems due to the growth of microalgae in sea ice.’
    • ‘Once this steaming milk drink was sold to skaters from stalls on the ice-covered canals.’
    • ‘Beneath the Arctic Ocean's ice-covered surface lies a tongue of warmer North Atlantic water.’
    • ‘The River Thames froze over, for example, and fairs were held on London's ice-covered waterway.’
    • ‘Lake Bonney is a permanently ice-covered lake in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica.’
    • ‘Some sensible citizens took the initiative to clear the paths and curbs around their apartment block of flats but ice-covered walkways led to 21 accidents.’